Species under Serranus
n= 32
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Serranus accraensis
(Norman, 1931)
Ghanean comber Eastern Atlantic 20
Serranus aequidens
Gilbert, 1890
Deepwater serrano Eastern Central Pacific 20
Serranus africanus
(Cadenat, 1960)
Eastern Atlantic 14
Serranus aliceae
Carvalho Filho & Ferreira, 2013
Southwest Atlantic 6.71
Serranus annularis
(Günther, 1880)
Orangeback bass Western Atlantic 9
Serranus atricauda
Günther, 1874
Blacktail comber Eastern Atlantic 43.2
Serranus atrobranchus
(Cuvier, 1829)
Blackear bass Western Atlantic 19
Serranus baldwini
(Evermann & Marsh, 1899)
Lantern bass Western Atlantic 12
Serranus cabrilla
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Comber Eastern Atlantic 40
Serranus chionaraia
Robins & Starck, 1961
Snow bass Western Atlantic 5
Serranus drewesi
Iwamoto, 2018
Eastern Atlantic 6.5
Serranus flaviventris
(Cuvier, 1829)
Twinspot bass Western Atlantic 8
Serranus hepatus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Brown comber Eastern Atlantic 25
Serranus heterurus
(Cadenat, 1937)
Eastern Atlantic
Serranus huascarii
Steindachner, 1900
Flag serrano Eastern Central Pacific
Serranus inexpectatus
Wirtz & Iwamoto, 2018
Eastern Central Atlantic 9.2
Serranus luciopercanus
Poey, 1852
Crosshatch bass Western Central Atlantic 12
Serranus maytagi
Robins & Starck, 1961
Western Atlantic
Serranus notospilus
Longley, 1935
Saddle bass Western Atlantic 10
Serranus novemcinctus
Kner, 1864
Barred rockcod Western Indian Ocean 32
Serranus phoebe
Poey, 1851
Tattler Western Atlantic 20
Serranus psittacinus
Valenciennes, 1846
Barred serrano Eastern Pacific 18
Serranus pulcher
Wirtz & Iwamoto, 2016
Eastern Central Atlantic 7.8
Serranus sanctaehelenae
Boulenger, 1895
St. Helena comber Eastern Central Atlantic
Serranus scriba
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Painted comber Eastern Atlantic 36
Serranus socorroensis
Allen & Robertson, 1992
Socorro serrano Eastern Central Pacific 8
Serranus stilbostigma
(Jordan & Bollman, 1890)
Southeast Pacific
Serranus subligarius
(Cope, 1870)
Belted sandfish Western Atlantic 10
Serranus tabacarius
(Cuvier, 1829)
Tobaccofish Western Atlantic 22
Serranus tico
Allen & Robertson, 1998
Eastern Pacific, Isla del Coco 8.5
Serranus tigrinus
(Bloch, 1790)
Harlequin bass Western Atlantic 29
Serranus tortugarum
Longley, 1935
Chalk bass Western Atlantic 8
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